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Man charged with stabbing police officer in the back at Sydney...

Updated April 20, 2019 18:43:37 A 53-year-old man has been charged with stabbing a police officer in the back at Sydney's central station.Police allege Mark Thompson stabbed Constable Hayden Edwards with a 45cm hunting knife about 7:00pm on Friday during an "unprovoked attack" on one of the station's platforms.Mr Thompson is also alleged to have…

‘It’s chaos everywhere’: Melbourne commuters join long queues after fatal train...

Updated April 15, 2019 21:01:09 Commuters using the Sandringham train line in Melbourne tonight are facing major delays after an elderly woman was hit and killed by a train, causing the line to be suspended.The woman was struck at a pedestrian crossing between Brighton Beach and Hampton about 4:00pm.Long queues stretched from the Arts Centre,…

‘Like the deck of the Titanic’: Commuters face major delays after...

Updated March 11, 2019 20:20:35 Commuters have faced major delays after a train broke down during peak hour tonight, causing an unwanted headache for the State Government less than two weeks out from the election. Key points:The T3 Bankstown Line and T8 Airport and South Line are the worst affectedPassengers crammed Platforms 22 and 23…

Melbourne commuters brace for ‘unprecedented’ shutdown of nine train lines

Updated February 26, 2019 14:06:20 Victorian train passengers are being warned to brace for long delays, as authorities reveal nine lines across Victoria's regional and metropolitan networks will be shut down for days on end over three weeks in April. Key points:The Premier said the April closures were necessary to prevent future chaosTram rides to…

Veteran firefighter saves own home from fire that ‘took off like...

Updated February 13, 2019 07:07:32 After decades of protecting other people's properties, veteran firefighter John Davis was forced to point the hose toward his own home during yesterday's bushfire emergency in NSW. Key points:A fire burning on multiple fronts impacted the town of Tabulam yesterdayFire crews were unable to bring the blaze under control and…

Body of explorer Matthew Flinders found under London train station

Updated January 25, 2019 09:15:01 Explorer Captain Matthew Flinders's body has been found at a burial site beneath Euston station in London — 216 years after he circumnavigated Australia. Key points:Matthew Flinders died at the age of 40 The explorer's remains were discovered thanks to a well-preserved lead breast plate His headstone was removed in…

Turkey train crash: Several killed in high speed train collision

Rescue workers evacuate injured passengers after high-speed train crashed in Ankara [Ali Balikci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images] At least four people have been killed and scores injured in a crash involving a high speed train in Ankara, according to news agencies. At least 43 people were wounded in the crash on Thursday, according to reports citing Ankara…

Tanya Day got on a train to Melbourne. She never made...

Posted December 06, 2018 00:00:37 Tanya Day was removed from a train for public drunkenness and taken into police custody, where she sustained injuries. She ended the day unconscious in hospital and never woke up. Ms Day was on a health kick. A youthful 55, she had joined a local gym and bought a hot…

Gascoigne charged with train sex assault

Image copyright PA Image caption Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne will appear before magistrates in December Football legend Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on a train from York to Durham.The former England midfielder was arrested at Durham station on 20 August.British Transport Police said the 51-year-old has now been charged with one…
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